BOLIVIA BETS ON BATTERY METALS

Bolivia sits in the shadow of Chile and Argentina, but it has plans of its own to develop its lithium production capabilities.

Paul Harris reports from La Paz

Bolivia aims to benefit from battery raw materials demand as it pursues reforms to attract foreign investment with some US$4 billion of investment expected in lithium projects and up to $4 billion more in base metals projects.

The land-locked South American country hosts one of the largest lithium brine reserves in the world in the shape of the Salar de Uyuni in Potosi department. Bolivia’s state lithium company Yacimientos . . .


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